Note that pumpkins do require a lot of food and a long growing season (generally
... Plant pumpkins at the edge of the garden and direct vine growth across the
lawn or sidewalk. .... A slice of pumpkin pie before bedtime may help you to sleep
The first few flowers on pumpkin vines will be male blooms. ... Pumpkin vines are
often prickly, so wear gloves and long sleeves when ..... There are varieties of
winter squash that stay more compact and fruit next to the base of the plant.
Thanksgiving just wouldn't be much of a holiday without pie -- especially pumpkin
pie, which needs sugar pumpkins for a truly good flavor. Sugar pumpkins ...
Apr 22, 2012 ... If I store them in a dry, dool place, how long will they survive? I read that ... I grew
some pie pumpkins and most of them lasted into Jan. But I still ...
Sep 18, 2011 ... You should leave pumpkins on the vine as long as you can. ... The pumpkins can
handle light frost temperatures but they should be harvested and protected .... I
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If you don't want to cut the pumpkins, you can simply let the vine die back ... the
top and scoop out the seeds and fiber, and it's ready for a pie or a jack-o'-lantern.
Aug 16, 2007 ... To make sure your pumpkins last as long as possible, they must be harvested,
cured, and stored properly. ... removed from the vine are still alive, so proper
curing and storage will slow .... I am harvesting pie pumpkins today.
Almost any pumpkin seed ultimately will produce pumpkins. ... Field variety is
plain-tasting, not especially sweet, and somewhat watery for pie. ... A single vine
can grow as long as 30 feet, sending out many vine shoots all along the way. ....
Leave several inches of stem -- it helps them stay fresh -- and let them cure in the
Best Answer: It depends on the temperature and what it is sitting on. Cooler
means longer. Drier means longer. If it is on the ground, it will be attacked by
If you leave it on the vine, you fear it will surely rot, or the bugs will get toit. Don't
worry or fret. Properly stored, pumpkins are "long keepers". Here are some ...